Eye Institute at Harborview
|Day of Week||Hours Open|
|Monday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm|
If at any point your symptoms worsen or you feel like you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room.
Services available at this location include:
- Cornea and external disease
- Eye care (optometry exams)
- Ocular tumors
- Oculoplastic surgery
- Refractive surgery
- Retinal degenerative diseases
- Uveitis & ocular inflammation
Comprehensive diagnostics and treatment for all eye conditions
Located two blocks from the main medical center in Harborview's Ninth & Jefferson Building on First Hill in Seattle, the UW Medicine Eye Institute offers cutting-edge medical and surgical eye care for common to complex conditions and disorders.
Our staff provides comprehensive treatment for people with glaucoma, cataracts, diseases of the retina, cornea, orbit and nerves and age-related eye diseases. We also perform refractive procedures such as LASIK and oculofacial plastic surgery procedures.
Eyes on James is our full-service optical shop in the Ninth & Jefferson building and offers eye exams, specialty glasses and contact lenses.
Directions & Parking
Please note: The mailing address for all buildings at Harborview Medical Center is 325 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104-2499.
The Ninth & Jefferson Building (NJB) is adjacent to Harborview Medical Center (see map). NJB's main walk-in entrance is on Jefferson Street, just east of Ninth Avenue.
From Interstate 5:
- Exit at James Street (#165A) in downtown Seattle.
- Turn up the hill (east) onto James.
- Turn right onto Terry Avenue, then access the building's parking garage on the right.
The Ninth & Jefferson Building has a multilevel underground parking garage, accessible from Terry Avenue, with spaces for 670 vehicles.
Patient/Visitor Parking Rates
- 0-30 minutes: Free
- 30 -60 minutes: $4
- 1-2 hours: $5
- 2-4 hours: $7
- 4-6 hours: $12
- 6-8 hours: $15
- 8-24 hours: $20
Motorcycles: $3 per day (must park in designated spaces only)